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This year's Scottish Queer International Film Festival is being held online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Alongside its selection of LGBTQ+ films from around the world, it includes live online watch parties, workshops, Q&As, discussions, parties, and a closing night quiz.
The festival runs from 5 to 18 October.
View Films by Strand:
- Cruising the Future
- Feature Films
- Islands and Oceans
- Queer Ecologies
- Queer South America
- Science fiction worlds
View previous years coverage of the Scottish Queer International Film Festival festival:
SQIFF Latest Reviews
Patricia Livingstone was trapped in a downward spiral of blindness, deafness and domestic abuse. This is the story of how she reclaimed her life.
A documentary about a trans woman who has spent decades as a trucker, travelling across Brazil.
A troubled individual searches for understanding on a weekend away in the wilderness.
A documentary about LGBTQ+ people of colour in the UK.
Mo, a practising Muslim living in West Hollywood, is learning to navigate life post heartbreak. Enter Kal, an All-American guy who surprises Mo by offering to break fast with him during the holy month of Ramadan.
A discussion of the sometimes inspiring yet often troubled history of queer female representation on television.
The story of Joey Mataele and the Tonga Leitis, an intrepid group of transgender women fighting a rising tide of religious fundamentalism and intolerance in their country.
Sexual repression and coming of age prove a dangerous mix for a small community.
Scottish Queer International Film Festival Features
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Estonia's film showcase
Celebration of factual film
French Film Festival
UK wide celebration of Gallic film
London Korean Film Festival
The 15th edition includes digital screenings.